By COLlive reporter
Rebbetzin Chave Hecht, the tenacious director of Camp Emunah for girls in New York who founded the NCFJE organization with her late husband Rabbi JJ Hecht and was the matriarch of a large Chabad family, passed away on Tuesday, 7 Adar I, 5782.
She was 95.
Among her many accomplishments, Rebbetzin Hecht (nee Lasker) established Camp Emunah, the first Chabad-Lubavitch overnight camp, which she continued to run until her passing.
She was also one of the first teachers in Beis Rivkah.
She is survived by her children Rabbi Sholem Ber Hecht, Bassie Raskin, Fraide Sabol, Rabbi Yossie Hecht, Rabbi Shea Hecht, Dovid Sabol, Rivkie Abramowitz, Chana Rochel Duchman, Levi Hecht, Rabbi Shimon Hecht, Binie Tenenbaum; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her sister Mrs. Tzipa Goldberg of Boro Park.
She was predeceased by her son Rabbi Gershon Sabol.
She was predeceased by her brother Rabbi Tzvi Moshe Lasker 20 days ago on 15 Shvat.
The levaya will take place today, Tuesday, passing by 770 at 2:45 pm and then NCFJE. Burial in Montefiore Cemetery in Queens. Campers and students are asked to join the levaya to pay their respects.
The Hecht family is sitting Shiva at 1342 Carroll St.
From 6pm. 5 minyanim needed
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.